HORICON -- Jim Gibbons, historian, will be presenting a program filled with trivia and historical facts on the presidents at the Rock River Archaeological Society meeting on Wednesday.
Gibbons has a passion and knowledge of history which makes his presentations riveting.
His slogan is "Life is no mystery when you know your history," and he loves retelling historical stories of presidential, world, and United States history.
Gibbons believes that history continually repeats and he enjoys teaching the important parts of history and pointing out that if history's warnings are heeded, mankind stands to have a brighter future.
Gibbons will share that four presidents rode in the same car that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in. He will talk about the meeting between President Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley in which Presley requested to become a federal agent-at-large in the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.
The former President Jimmy Carter fought with a "Killer Rabbit" who dared to approach his fishing boat.
The program is open to the public.
This is the kick off of the Rock River Archaeological Society's program series.
is invited to come to the program and have a good time as RRAS kicks off the 2019-2020 Rock River Archaeological Society's program series.
The program begins at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center located at N7725, State Highway 28, Horicon.
Doors open from the upper and lower level of the center at 6 p.m. Parking in the main lot of the center is available and an elevator or stairs bring everyone to the lower level. Doors at the upper level close at 6:30 p.m.
Refreshments are served after the free program. For further information, call 920-928-6094.